- At, near, or toward the mouth.
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To the right of this adoral zone is a single line of preoral cilia.
The adoral zone is well developed upon the left edge of the peristome, from which it passes around anteriorly to the right edge.
The region surrounded by the adoral zone is frequently drawn out into an anterior process, occasionally bearing a pigment mass.
The adoral zone is fairly well developed, but not distinctly marked off from the remaining ventral surface.
The adoral zone extends to the posterior third of the body, the mouth and œsophagus are directed anteriorly.